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November 11

This exhibition, Between two rounds of fire, the exile of the sea, draws on a diverse selection of works from the collection of the Barjeel Art Foundation, United Arab Emirates, that illustrate an array of technologies of conflict. In this case, however, conflict is defined in a wider sense. It can take place on either a sociological or psychological plane, through assertions of language, between …more

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RADIX is a collaboration of three Washington artists: Cianne Fragione, Pat Goslee and Anne Marchand. All three have been working, in paintings and assemblages, with the concept of the Eternal Feminine. Seen as an original dynamic and cosmic force, it may also be understood as a spiritual being or essence that gives hope and light in dark times. Defying simple definition, this concept has …more

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The Rothfeld Collection of Contemporary Israeli Art, part of the American University Museum’s permanent collection, inspires dialog about political and cultural issues involving Israel through the paintings, sculptures, and mixed media work of prominent and emerging Israeli artists. The collection was gifted to the AU Museum by Donald Rothfeld in 2011 and has been growing ever since.

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Christopher Carter's substantial and important sculptures are intended to invite viewer interaction, reflection and contemplation. The ready-made forms draw on Carter's experiences and memories of his adolescence for their inspiration. The individual pieces comprising the totality of the work resonate and interact with each other, suggesting viewers reflect on the weight and meaning of their own …more

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The Alper Initiative for Washington Art celebrates an award that has become synonymous with Washington area artistic talent: The Trawick Prize for Contemporary Arts. One of the first regional competitions with the largest award that annually recognizes visual artists, The Trawick Prize was established by Carol Trawick, a longtime community activist in Montgomery County. The Trawick …more

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For the past two decades, William Woodward has delved into the rich history and aesthetic possibilities of the seven deadly sins as a subject matter for our own time. The master drawings and narrative paintings in this exhibition continue the artist’s fascination with painting figures and animals, which began more than 25 years ago while painting his landmark 880 square foot circus mural at the …more

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This season’s salon-style conversation in the Alper Initiative for Washington Art takes a different approach to celebrating Washington artists by recognizing the recipients of the Trawick Prize over the past 15 years. The Trawick Prize for Contemporary Arts is one of the first regional competitions with the largest award that annually recognizes visual artists, established by Carol Trawick, a …more

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Join fellow museum patrons, artists and curators for the opening of three new exhibitions: RADIX: The Eternal Feminine; The Trawick Prize; and The Rothfeld Collection of Contemporary Israeli Art.
Free and open to all. 
Other exhibitions on view include: Between two rounds of fire, the exile of the sea; William Woodward: The Seven Deadly Sins and; Tethered to the Cradle: Kinetic Work by …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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This exhibition, Between two rounds of fire, the exile of the sea, draws on a diverse selection of works from the collection of the Barjeel Art Foundation, United Arab Emirates, that illustrate an array of technologies of conflict. In this case, however, conflict is defined in a wider sense. It can take place on either a sociological or psychological plane, through assertions of language, between …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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RADIX is a collaboration of three Washington artists: Cianne Fragione, Pat Goslee and Anne Marchand. All three have been working, in paintings and assemblages, with the concept of the Eternal Feminine. Seen as an original dynamic and cosmic force, it may also be understood as a spiritual being or essence that gives hope and light in dark times. Defying simple definition, this concept has …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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The Rothfeld Collection of Contemporary Israeli Art, part of the American University Museum’s permanent collection, inspires dialog about political and cultural issues involving Israel through the paintings, sculptures, and mixed media work of prominent and emerging Israeli artists. The collection was gifted to the AU Museum by Donald Rothfeld in 2011 and has been growing ever since.

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Christopher Carter's substantial and important sculptures are intended to invite viewer interaction, reflection and contemplation. The ready-made forms draw on Carter's experiences and memories of his adolescence for their inspiration. The individual pieces comprising the totality of the work resonate and interact with each other, suggesting viewers reflect on the weight and meaning of their own …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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The Alper Initiative for Washington Art celebrates an award that has become synonymous with Washington area artistic talent: The Trawick Prize for Contemporary Arts. One of the first regional competitions with the largest award that annually recognizes visual artists, The Trawick Prize was established by Carol Trawick, a longtime community activist in Montgomery County. The Trawick …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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